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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  6 June 2014 (USA)
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A military officer is brought into an alien war against an extraterrestrial enemy who can reset the day and know the future. When this officer is enabled with the same power, he teams up with a Special Forces warrior to try and end the war.

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An alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world. Major William Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop-forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again...and again. But with each battle, Cage becomes able to engage the adversaries with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt). And, as Cage and Vrataski take the fight to the aliens, each repeated encounter gets them one step closer to defeating the enemy! Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

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Live, Die, Repeat

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Action | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and brief suggestive material | See all certifications »

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All You Need Is Kill  »

Box Office

Budget:

$178,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$28,760,246 (USA) (6 June 2014)

Gross:

$100,189,501 (USA) (5 September 2014)
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While Cage is waiting for Sergeant Farrell to tell him the number of push-ups he looks back, we see the two APCs coming straight towards him. After he starts doing the push-ups they show us the two APCs again, but now the second looks as if it just turned in from the corner. See more »

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Why bother on originality when the execution is so well-handed?
28 May 2014 | by (Jakarta, Indonesia) – See all my reviews

There are multiple plot strands from other films gathered into a union. I won't give you any hint but you'll get it when you see it. Nowadays, movies are short on originality. But, in this case, you won't give a thing about it.

Premise: An inexperience military officer was sent to war to fight an alien race invading the earth. In the middle of the battlefield, he got into an accident which causes him to go into time- loop that repeats each moment when he dies.

The basis of the plot looks familiar... That could be a big problem. On the contrary, it succeeded to provide a big summer blockbuster satisfaction. The pacing is perfect, the acting is perfect. Oh, and did i mention the effects? It was ragin'!

See this movie with low expectations (2D or 3D doesn't matter)...


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